Supreme Court (SC) today agreed to hear Centre's review petition on its March 20 order on SC/ST Act, in which the court had put an end to immediate arrests in complaints filed under the Act.
The government is ready with a draft ordinance to restore all provisions of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, including restoration of automatic arrest for offences under the law.
The UIDAI also claimed that many entities like Google and the smart card industry did not want Aadhaar to succeed, and strongly denied that Aadhaar data could be used to manipulate election results.
In a bid to protect retired public servants from “unnecessary harassment” in claiming reimbursements under the CGHS, the Supreme Court has asked the Centre to “expeditiously” set up a high-powered committee to disburse claims in a month.
Justice D.Y. Chandrachud said on Thursday that the Supreme Court was concerned whether personal data gleaned for Aadhaar would be used for surveillance which treats citizens as commercially saleable commodities.
केंद्र सरकार ने SC/ST Act मामले में सुप्रीम कोर्ट में जवाब दाखिल किया. केंद्र सरकार ने एक्ट पर सुप्रीम कोर्ट से अपना आदेश वापस लेने की मांग की. केंद्र ने कहा कि SC/ ST Act पर आदेश ने देश के सौहार्द को नुकसान पहुंचाया.
Severely criticising the government, the supreme court observed that it had "trusted" the executive, but the authorities do not work.
Judges of the Supreme Court and the 24 high courts are set to get enhanced dearness allowance (DA), months after they received a nearly two-fold salary hike.
The Supreme Court on Thursday observed that Aadhaar can do little to stop banking frauds and also questioned the Centre for asking the entire population to link their mobile phones with the unique identity card.
The Supreme Court said its March 20 judgment, banning immediate arrest of a person accused of insulting or injuring a Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe member, is meant to protect innocents from arbitrary arrest.
The Central government will file a review petition on Monday against the Supreme Court’s order on the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST) Prevention of Atrocities Act, 1989.
सुप्रीम कोर्ट के SC/ST फ़ैसले पर पुनर्विचार याचिका दाख़िल करने की अर्ज़ी को लेकर एनडीए के सभी दलित सांसद पीएम नरेंद्र मोदी से संसद में मुलाकात करेंगे. कांग्रेस भी सरकार से इस फ़ैसले पर पुनर्विचार याचिका देने की मांग कर रही है.
The Supreme Court may have a relook at its recent ruling diluting the SC/ST Act to prevent any immediate arrest and denial of anticipatory bail to the accused except needed in bonafide cases.
The Supreme Court asked the central government on thursday to take steps to prevent pension woes of retired government officials.
The Supreme Court questioned the Centre on Wednesday about its decision to link Aadhaar with pensions, reasoning that it is not a subsidy but an entitlement of a person for years of service.
“Innocent citizens are termed accused, which is not intended by the legislature. The legislature never intended to use the Atrocities Act as an instrument to blackmail or to wreak personal vengeance,” the Supreme Court observed.
The deadline for linking mobile phones and bank accounts with aadhaar has been extended, but you’ll still need the unique ID for opening a bank account and applying for a tatkal passport.
This verdict has made it all the more important that the question of whether Aadhaar is constitutional or not be resolved by the five-judge Bench at the earliest.
Election Commission justified the shift in its stand on the ground that the government has passed the Aadhaar Act, and Aadhaar can also help ensure that each person has only one vote and, thus, prevent voter fraud.
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